Las Vegas Fire Department radio traffic and 911 audio recordings echo a frenzied scene described by many survivors of the deadly fire at the Alpine Motel Apartments.
Our investigation of the Alpine revealed more than 40 fire violations cited by inspectors in the days after the fire in December.
University Medical Center hosted a luncheon on Wednesday to recognize emergency medical personnel who responded to the Alpine Motel Apartments fire before dawn on Dec. 21.
Before a fire that killed six people, it had been 32 months since a downtown building had received a city fire inspection, despite a history of code violations going back more than a decade.
Residents displaced by the Alpine Motel Apartments fire in downtown Las Vegas three weeks ago say they are struggling to find other affordable housing.
The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Clark County District Court, accuses the motel’s owner of negligence and “wrongful conduct” that led to the death of Tracy Cihal, 57.
The company that owns the Alpine Motel Apartments was told by health officials to ensure that hotels had functioning smoke alarms and heating and air-conditioning units, records show.
Las Vegas defense attorney Dominic Gentile confirmed Friday that he is representing the ownership of the Alpine Motel Apartments, the site of the deadliest fire in Las Vegas city history.
The Las Vegas Marine veteran who died saving others from the Alpine Motel Apartments fire was laid to rest Tuesday, with family and friends alike hailing him as a hero.
A photo shows the rear exit door of the Alpine Motel Apartments barred shut more than two months before a fire that killed six at the property.
Marwan Porter, an attorney for the family of Cynthia Mikell, 61 told reporters that The Cochran Firm has launched its own investigation into the fire.
A moment of silence was held for all six victims, announced by Audrey Plamer, an eight-year resident and former security officer at the Alpine.
Volunteers sorted donations for victimes of the Alpine fire on Saturday morning at the Mob Museum. The drive began Tuesday and ended Friday night.
Henry Pinc, who died Saturday in the Alpine Motel fire, was found on the sidewalk overcome by smoke as he was trying to help others escape, his ex-wife said.
The nonprofit SHARE Village Las Vegas, formerly Veterans Village, sought to restore a sense of normalcy for two extended families inside their facility on North 21st Street.